Program & Regulations

Orillas de Mar 2023 International Open Tournament

ARONA CHESS CLUB and the CASA FUERTE of Adeje have the great pleasure to organize the whole tournament and show the program & regulations.

Secondly, we thank you for their highly appreciated support TENERIFE CHESS FEDERATION, CANARY ISLANDS CHESS FEDERATION and of the creative and stunning graphic design of SOLUCIÓN GRAFICA.

Last but not least, we are thrilled to have the support of the Cabildo of Tenerife for our tournament, which further emphasizes the significance of the international tournament “Orillas de Mar.

Here below you can read the details of both program & regulations.

GAME SYSTEM: Swiss system, 9 rounds. The pairings will be made by the “Swiss Manager” software and the refereeing team is responsible for those pairings.

TIMING MODE: 9 rounds – 90 minutes for the entire game with an increase of 30 seconds each move, from the first move.

DATES AND START TIMES OF EACH ROUND: the games begin on June 25 at 4:00 p.m. The closing and the awards ceremony will be on Sunday, July 2, at approximately 3:30 p.m. 

  • Round 1: Sunday, June 25, at 4:00 p.m.
  • Round 2: Monday, June 26, at 10:00 a.m
  • Round 3: Monday, June 26, at 4:00 p.m.
  • Round 4: Tuesday, June 27, at 4:00 p.m.
  • Round 5: Wednesday, June 28, at 4:00 p.m.
  • Round 6: Thursday, June 29, at 4:00 p.m.
  • Round 7: Friday, June 30, at 4:00 p.m.
  • Round 8: Saturday, July 01, at 4:00 p.m.
  • Round 9: Sunday, July 02, at 10:00 a.m.

The participation is open to players registered by their Federation with FIDE ID. Spanish players and those who have to request a FIDE code must be federated in Spain.

If the player has not appeared within 30 minutes from the start of the game, he/she loses the game.

The player will be excluded from the tournament if he/she does not show up at the start of the first round, without prior notice at least one hour before.

If the player does not show up for two rounds, justified or not, he/she will also be excluded from the tournament.

1/2 point will be assigned for each “bye” or rest requested, It will not be possible to request more than 2 “bye” and never later than the fifth round. 

Tiebreak System. It will be applied in priority order according to the sequence detailed below:
1- Single result 2- Recursive Performance 3- Most wins (not including default points) 4- Buchholz (without the worst result) 5- Sonneborn-Berger (total, without adjustments). 

Electronics devices. All electronic devices (mobile phones, tablets, smart watches, etc.) must be turned off and handed in at the entrance. They will be returned at the end of the game and turned on only after exiting. The International referee José Antonio Blázquez Múrez will govern any exception. 

Languages. The Tournament Management and the arbitration team cover the following languages: Spanish – English – Italian – Lithuanian

Payments cannot be refunded for any reasons

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